6 Nov 2018
In our latest Acres of Opportunity video, Bellata grower Grant Lowien shares how the introduction of cotton as a dryland summer crop option has enabled him to control problem weeds like Johnson's grass; along with the added benefit of not having to pupae bust with the Bollgard (R) 3 technology.
23 Oct 2018
Delta-Ag agronomist Brett Cumberland talks about why summer crop growers in the Geurie district southwest of Dubbo in New South Wales are turning to cotton and how their first season is looking.
9 Oct 2018
James Frampton of 'Talbragar Park' at Dunedoo in central western New South Wales says the switch to cotton was made because of the good prices on offer but also to get on top of grass weeds from many years of growing sorghum.
25 Sep 2018
Deniliquin grower Lachlan Danckert talks about how the improvements in cotton technology, particularly insect resistance and weed control, helped him decide to grow cotton for the first time last season. Lachlan says prices on offer for cotton and the ability to forward-sell have also been a major driver in switching to the crop.
11 Sep 2018
Cotton has become a major summer crop in recent years on the Moloney family’s property at Boomi north of Moree in northern NSW. Ben Moloney discusses the benefits of cotton compared to sorghum and how he uses cotton as a broad-leaf break for grass weed control.
28 Aug 2018
The success of cotton last season for traditional rice grower Chris Morshead who farms near Griffith in Southern NSW has meant it will become a major part of his enterprise in the future - in part due to the industry support he received, the economics of cotton and its options for weed control.
26 Jul 2018
A first try at dryland cotton has proved successful for Central Queensland grower, Warrick Stent-Smith, north-east of Emerald. Compared to the price of sorghum at the time, cotton was a far more profitable option, with added weed control benefits and strong industry support.
26 Jun 2018
In this video, Dean Andrighetto of Yenda Producers talks about one of the drivers for growers in southern NSW to switch to cotton as a viable summer crop - the ability to forward-sell throughout the season.
13 Jun 2018
New cotton grower Robert Scott talks about improvements in varieties and technology, which have made cotton a viable option on his farm south-west of Forbes in Central West New South Wales.
1 Feb 2018
"Once you start, you won't stop... you get a bit of an itch to grow it." Listen to 2017 Monsanto Cotton Grower of Year, Matt and James Toscan about their journey with growing cotton at Darlington Point, NSW.